1. gǎn adjective bold; brave
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '敢')
  2. gǎn auxiliary verb to dare to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: 敢 is used as a modal auxiliary verb in this sense in both modern and Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 122; Sun 2006, loc. 1723).

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